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  • Eva Rieger

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(b Friedland, Mecklenburg, May 14, 1812; d Berlin, April 10, 1883). German composer and sculptor . The daughter of an apothecary, she received piano lessons and soon began to compose short piano pieces. In Stettin (now Szczecin) she took lessons with Carl Loewe. During this period she composed songs, chamber music, overtures and symphonies. In ...

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